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Company Information:

Company Name:
Mentis Sciences, Inc.
Address:
150 Dow Street
Tower Two
Manchester, NH
Phone:
(603) 624-9197
URL:
EIN:
43341234
DUNS:
N/A
Number of Employees:
25
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
N/A
POC Phone:
N/A
POC Email:
N/A
Narrative:
N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $846,147.00 10
SBIR Phase II $8,676,375.00 7

Award List:

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$65,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
John F. Dignam
Abstract:
N/a

Innovative Manufacturing Processes

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,749.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
John J. Dignam, Vice President
Abstract:
"During the past 5 years, Mentis Sciences has developed advanced material processes to produce high performance composite radomes for missile interceptor applications. These unique and proprietary processes have enabled us to produce radome prototypes thathave inherently low dielectric constants… More

Mentis Sciences Ceramic Composite Materials and Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,668.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Michael Favaloro, Program Manager
Abstract:
This proposal presents a unique opportunity to develop low cost innovative manufacturing processes with the specific goal of complementing radome composite technology previously developed under SMDC Contract DASG60-98-C-0027, under which Mentis Sciences,Inc. (MSI) developed and evaluated composite… More

Radome Materials & Process for Long Flight Duration-High Speed Missiles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$68,131.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Michael Favaloro, SR. Program Manager
Abstract:
Conventional ceramic radomes materials have reached their performance and life limitations, predominantly due to more severe flight environments and targeting requirements for advanced missile systems, and the resultant increase in radomes materialsproperty requirements. This problem has become… More

Innovative Manufacturing Processes

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$747,990.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
John J. Dignam, Vice President
Abstract:
The focus of the Phase I SBIR effort, SMDC Contract DASG60-03-C-0093, was to initiate a study of this same material for different RF frequencies, specifically, X-Band. The preliminary results are very promising. Purposely, MSI utilized its core competencies to develop a viable X-band candidate… More

Mentis Sciences Ceramic Composite Materials and Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$748,201.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
John Dignam, Sr. Process Engineer
Abstract:
The focus of this proposal is to continue the R&D efforts of the Si3N4 radome solution. In Phase I, MSI demonstrated the ability to produce near theoretical density conventional RBSN, as well as RBSN reinforced with Nextel 610 Alumina chopped fibers. In Phase II, MSI proposes to refine these… More

Ballistic Missile System Composite Materials and Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,050.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
John J. Dignam, Vice President
Abstract:
igh performance interceptors have been pushing material designers to develop low cost radome solutions for the last several decades. Many solutions have been examined and engineered such as silica-silica, Pyroceram, IRBAS, GD-1, Rayceram, and SiN to name a few. Hit-to-kill mission designers have… More

Innovative Manufacturing Process Improvements

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$97,838.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
John J. Dignam, Vice President
Abstract:
It is common knowledge that both value-added and non value-added costs exist in the production of all entities. And that in a manufacturing environment, the reduction of non-value added expenses may ultimately reduce the acquisition cost of that entity given all burdens remain consistent. … More

Innovative Manufacturing Process Improvements

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,548.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
John Dignam, Vice President
Abstract:
The projected cost for the Mentis Sciences, Inc., (MSI) prototype PAC3 radome is 1/6th of the total cost of the present system. A Pareto analysis of the current MSI process indicates that the two largest costs in radome production are the direct labor associated with fabrication and the cost of the… More

Rain Erosion Modeling for Hypersonic Thermal Protection System (TPS) and Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,354.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Tim Kostar, Senior Engineer
Abstract:
Presently, no standard rain erosion reference (code, document(s), database, etc) exists for system designers and engineers to predict the material behavior of candidate materials for sub-sonic, sonic, and hypersonic mission profiles. Historically, individual companies have taken a shoot and look… More

Radome Materials & Process for Long Flight Duration-High Speed Missiles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,348,763.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
John Dignam, vice president
Abstract:
The Navy submarine force needs the ability stand and fight in the littorals against ASW helicopters. This can be accomplished by modifying VLS tubes to launch modified AAW weapons, UAVs, and surveillance systems from submerged submarines. A major cost driver associated with submerged encapsulated… More

Rain Erosion Modeling for Hypersonic Thermal Protection System (TPS) and Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,635.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
John Dignam, Vice President
Abstract:
Within the hypersonic missile community, it is generally known that Mentis Sciences, Inc. (MSI) is developing a candidate Quartz/Polysiloxane radome solution for the Patriot Advanced Capability (PAC3) system. This solution is presently in the process of being evaluated for the relevant hypersonic… More

Ballistic Missile System Composite Materials and Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$2,837,089.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
John Dignam, Vice President – (603) 624-9197
Abstract:
The current use of polymer matrix composite materials aboard U.S. Navy ships has been limited to mainly exterior parts such as DDX topside structures, sonar bow domes, towed array fairings, diving planes, control surfaces and the prototype submarine sail dome for VA class submarines. There has been… More

Affordable Broadband Radome

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,702.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Tim Waltner, Mechanical Engineer
Abstract:
MSI proposes to develop a low cost broadband radome solution for use in future supersonic missile applications as well as investigate/demonstrate multi-functional capabilities that a composite radome wall offers by optimizing laminate configurations and frequency selective surface (FSS) materials.… More

Lightweight Deployable Nosecone for SM3 BLK IIB

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,587.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
John Dignam, Vice President – (603) 624-9197
Abstract:
The objective of this program is to develop and produce a prototype SM-3, Block IIB nosecone that can achieve all of the performance requirements specified for the IIB interceptor, but at a considerably lower cost and weight than has been achieved previously with SM-3 nosecones. This is achievable… More

Thermal Isolation of Nozzle Exit Cone Insulators

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,068.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Patrick McDermott, Senior Scientist – (703) 577-6362
Abstract:
To address the issue of heat transfer from the rocket motor nozzle exit cone into the metal support housing MSI proposes to apply a well-developed, highly insulating interlayer material, quartz polysiloxane Qz/Ps, between the exit cone surface and the metal substructure surface to maintain that… More

Lightweight Deployable Nosecone for SM3 BLK IIB

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,495,149.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
John Dignam, President – (603) 624-9197
Abstract:
This Statement of Work (SOW) defines the support required for a multi-task effort related to the design and fabrication of a ceramic resin matrix composite nosecone to fulfill Block IIB mission requirements. MSI will develop composite material component designs that fulfill the aerothermal and… More